Tourism Grants available for qualifying events or activities in Clarendon
Two examples of tourism grants being funded are shown on the right – the Chuckwagon Cookoff and the Les Beaux Arts Festival are just a couple of the many tourism grants that are helping Clarendon grow.
Mission: The purpose of the Clarendon Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Fund is to provide funds to enhance Historical Restoration, the Preservation of the Arts and other activities which will increase tourism and Hotel/Motel usage in Clarendon, Texas.
Program Guidelines: The Clarendon Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) administers the Clarendon HOT Fund and will accept applications for program funding throughout the year. The board holds regular meetings on the first Monday of each month. Applications should be submitted at least at five (5) days before a stated meeting. The committee will only accept and review applications from non-profit, governmental, and community based organizations that meet the funding guidelines. All requests for funds should be submitted on the official application. The applicant may be asked to be present at a meeting to answer any questions regarding the application. Applicants will be notified prior to meeting of time and location. The CEDC Board will review applications and make funding decisions and those decisions are final.